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Articles from the August 15, 2018 edition

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 By David Stevens    News    August 15, 2018

Friends: Reporter's lust for life his legacy

TUCUMCARI — He was always joking. He had the kindest heart. He was a legend around Quay County. The tributes to Thomas Garcia could fill a... Full story

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 15, 2018

Mesalands marks American Wind Week with event

An open house Friday at Mesalands Community College's North American Wind Research and Training Center drew students, national wind energy industry...

 

New things to do at county fair

There may be a bit more sheen at the Quay County Fair, which starts today and runs through Saturday, with the addition of competition in artistic metal-smithing categories in arts and crafts. Another...

 
 By Gordan Runyan    News    August 15, 2018

Loki has easy solution for us

In the first Avengers movie, there is a scene in which the villain, Loki, forces a crowd of people to kneel before him, and then gives a short...

 

Pages past - Aug. 15

August 1948 Over 70 persons from the Endee and Glen Rio communities were expected for the “Good Neighbor” feed scheduled for Aug. 16 at the Community House, Tucumcari....

 

Letters to the editor - Aug. 15

Leaders can't ignore global warming much longer The wild weather the world has been experiencing was known to be coming some time ago. The scientific community tried to warn our leaders but was...

 

Sports in brief - Aug. 15

ENMU to be part of largest conference RICHARDSON, Texas — Less than a year from now, ENMU will be part of the largest conference in Division-II. The Lone Star Conference will grow to 20 members July...

 

Menus - Aug. 15

The following are menus from area senior centers and schools: Logan Senior Center Milk, coffee and tea served daily Wednesday: BBQ sandwich, baked onion rings, mixed vegetables, cantaloupe. Thursday:...

 

Quay calendar - Aug. 15

Today through Saturday, — Quay County Fair, Quay County Fairgrounds Thursday — Mesalands Fall Enrollment Stampede, 9 a.m.to 6 p.m. for new and returning students. Commons area, Mesalands...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 15, 2018

Commission: Hospital gross receipt tax appears on ballot

It’s not a new tax. That is the key message that Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital officials and Quay County Commissioners want voters to hear before they vote on continuing the one-eighth percent...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 15, 2018

Disc golf course named after late commissioner Robert Lumpkin

Tucumcari’s new disc golf course at Five-Mile Park has been officially named for the city commissioner who championed it, Robert Lumpkin, who passed away on July 17. The Tucumcari City Commission...

 

Debate is welcome, but investors decide if ponies get to run

Critics site the potential for more crime, more poverty and more opportunity for addiction. Proponents point to economic benefits and “something fun to do.” They’re both right, of course. Horse...

 

Sun fixture gone way too soon

Thomas Garcia could be exasperating, frustrating and aggravating at times, but it was seldom that he was anything but cordial, cheerful and persuasive. It was easy to tell that Garcia was most in his...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    August 15, 2018

Familiar face takes lead

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Yes, that was a familiar name announced last month as the new commander/leader of the United States Air Force...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    August 15, 2018

Ag program pairs old hands with new ones

A program to match apprentice farmers with experienced farmers willing to donate time and land in Quay County is well-timed, according to Jason Lamb,...

 

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